(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))
ABU DHABI, 9th October, 2017 (WAM) -- In light of the Bahrain Ministry of Transportation and Communications' objective to upgrade all of its services, especially in the air transport sector with the close cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain, the General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on Sunday, between the two countries after a successful round of negotiations hosted by Manama.
Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of UAE GCAA expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Kingdom of Bahrain for hosting these negotiations, noting the importance of the draft agreement, which will improve air transport services between the two countries as one of the most important air transport markets in the region.
Mohammed Thamer Al Kaabi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation Affairs said, "The draft agreement signed with the UAE represents a qualitative leap in the organisation and development of air transport services between the two countries for providing legal frameworks that meet the highest aviation security and safety requirements. It will create opportunities for cooperation between the airlines of both countries to ensure the provision of distinct air transport services and alternative options for travel for all citizens and residents."
The UAE delegation thanked Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Communications, for his support for these negotiations, which had a great impact on achieving these positive results.